Monsoon 851 Worlds 2018 photo ZGN

December 3, 2018 - Miami, US - "Miami never disappoints...," proclaimed Monsoon winning tactician Mike Buckley on his Instagram feed after racing from sunny and warm Miami, Florida where the Melges 24 Class was the largest fleet in attendance at the first ever Bacardi Winter Series. Twenty teams traveled to the warmest spot in the country to take in some much needed one-design therapy and Biscayne Bay sailing.

Melges 24 - Bacardi Winter Series I 2018

December 3, 2018 - Miami, US - Biscayne Bay was open again for business as the inaugural three event Bacardi Invitational Winter Series kicked off December 1-­-2 in Miami, FL. The event is an off-­-shoot of the perennial Bacardi Invitational Regatta now run in conjunction with the legendary Bacardi Cup every March.

Annual General Meeting 2018 - Voting Results & Decisions Made

November 19, 2108 - The Annual General meeting of the International Melges 24 Class Association's World Council was held in Palma de Mallorca on November 10. Here are the voting results and decisions made by the AGM. The Minutes of the meeting will follow shortly. 

Taki 4 ITA778 - Luino - Piret Salmistu
October 15, 2018 - Luino, Italy - 2018 Melges 24 European Sailing Series comes to its end in Luino Italy with the XV edition of Lino Favini Cup. After six events held in Punta Ala, Portoroz, Torbole, Riva del Garda, Domaso and Luino the overwhelming winner both in overall and Corinthian division is reigning Melges 24 European Champion TAKI 4 while the winner of the final event in Luino is Flavio Favini and his fellow sailors from well awarded BLUE MOON sailing on Gianluca Perego's MAIDOLLIS.
 
Melges 24 ESS in Luino 2018 - Piret Salmistu
October 13, 2018 - Luino, Italy-  Three races were sailed on the second day of the XV Lino Favini Cup in Luino. Amazing summerlike October day and better wind conditions made the Race Committee and sailors happy allowing execute one race in the morning breeze and two in the afternoon. Local team of Flavio Favini on Maidollis collected three bullets and takes the lead after five races sailed.